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Author Fossel, Peter V.

Title Organic farming : how to raise, certify, and market organic crops and livestock / by Peter V. Fossel
Published Minneapolis, Minnesota : Voyageur Press, 2014
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Contents Why organic? -- The new farm -- The soul of soil -- Cover crops and green manure -- Crop rotation -- Compost -- Greenhouses -- Bugs and pests -- Weed control -- Tractors and tillers -- Transition to organic -- To market, to market -- Growing vegetables and herbs -- Flower farming -- Organic livestock
Summary Organic Farming is the seed you need to get your organic farm growing. This essential guidebook explains everything you need to know to begin and maintain a healthy, productive, and profitable organic farm, from organic certification to planting crops to marketing your produce. If you're thinking of starting an organic farm or making the transition to organics, you're in good company. The market for organic food increases every year, as does the number of organic producers: in the past two decades, the number of organic farms and businesses has more than tripled. And whether you're growing crops or raising animals, you'll need some helpful advice as you get started. Organic Farming can help its pages are full of inspiring and educational wisdom from author Peter V. Fossel, who has farmed organically for more than 25 years. Find out how to farm without pesticides, how to find your way through the rules and regulations surrounding organic.
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Organic farming.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306876184 (electronic bk.)
1627881964 (electronic bk.)
9781306876186 (electronic bk.)
9781627881968 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles How to raise, certify, and market organic crops and livestock